Category : Construction

Tragedy as Construction Worker is Electrocuted in...

The mason is said to have accidentally touched high voltage electric lines close to building under construction

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Manual handling in construction work

Where it is not possible to avoid manual handling of a load, employers must look at the risks of that task and put sensible health...

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Trench Collapse - Factors to consider

To prevent injury or death due to collapse of trenches, employers should also ensure there is a safe way to enter and exit the trench,...

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Construction of Footbridges on Thika Highway to be...

Lack of adequate footbridges has resulted in unnecessary deaths as pedestrians are hit by vehicles as they cross the highway, especially...

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Several Feared Dead as Storey-Building Collapses in...

Eight people have been rescued from the building which was under construction. An estimated three others are yet to be recovered according...

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Construction worker dies following wall collapse

One person died and two others were seriously injured when a wall bordering a building under construction collapsed in Kahawa Wendani,...

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Workers promoting their own safety at construction...

When workers know their rights and comply with the code of conduct they will reduces most accidents that happen in construction sites...

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Construction Safety: Role of Site Safety Inspections

Construction site safety inspections are the most effective means of identifying hazardous conditions at the worksite.

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42 percent of Construction Worker Deaths involve Falls

A recently created database allowed researchers to determine that more than half of the workers killed lacked access to fall protection

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Construction Worker dies after Falling from Roof of...

The cause of the accident at is not clear, although it is likely that the worker did not have or failed to use adequate fall protection...

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Workers below 40 Years Most Prone to Injuries and...

While the law in Kenya requires every construction site to have safety officers, these were almost non-existent even on major construction...

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